Open ALAW file

A-law G.711 European telephony data

How to open alaw files?

alaw file icon Have you had trouble opening the alaw file on your computer? What are alaw files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is alaw file?

Files with alaw file extension can be typically encountered as audio files saved in the A-law G.711 European telephony file format.

More information about alaw files: A-law G.711 European telephony data

The alaw file extension is associated with the A-law G.711 European telephony file format.

G.711 is an ITU-T standard for audio companding. It is primarily used in telephony. The standard was released for usage in 1972.

G.711 represents logarithmic pulse-code modulation (PCM) samples for signals of voice frequencies, sampled at the rate of 8000 samples/second.

Suggested software to open alaw file

Awave Studio

Audio editting software with huge format support

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